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Page 837 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.
Page 65 - I have lived with communities of savages in South America and in the East, who have no laws or law courts but the public Opinion of the village freely expressed. Each man scrupulously respects the rights of his fellow, and any infraction of those rights rarely or never takes place.
Page 715 - were made for labour; one of them can carry, or haul, as much as two men can do. They also pitch our tents, make and mend our clothing, keep us warm at night; and, in fact, there is no such thing as travelling any considerable distance, or for any length of time, in this country, without their assistance.
Page 84 - Yet they seldom lose oxen: the way in, which they discover the loss of one is not by the number of the herd being diminished, but by the absence of a face they know. " When bartering is going on, each sheep must be paid for separately. Thus, suppose two sticks of tobacco to be the rate of exchange for one sheep, it would sorely puzzle a Damara to take two sheep and give him four sticks.
Page 899 - The author admits that there are 3,800 separate treatises on the horse already published, but he thinks that he can add something to the amount of useful information now before the public, and that something not heretofore written will be found in this book. The volume gives a large amount of information, both scientific and practical, on the noble animal of which it treats.
Page 623 - If she entertains any suspicion of their designs she defends herself with stones, and often inflicts wounds on the young men, even though she does not dislike the lover, for, according to custom, the more she struggles, bites, kicks, cries, and strikes, the more she is applauded ever after by her own companions.
Page 579 - Art goes yet further, imitating that rational and most excellent work of nature, man ; for by art is created that great leviathan, called a Commonwealth, or State, (in Latin Ciutas) which is but an artificial man...
Page 713 - Perhaps in no way is the moral progress of mankind more clearly shown, than by contrasting the position of women among savages with their position among the most advanced of the civilized.
Page 895 - I2mo. Paper, 30 cents. This essay, in which Prof. Weismann's theories are criticised, is reprinted from the Contemporary Review, and comprises a forcible presentation of Mr. Spencer's views upon the general subject indicated in the title. New York : D. APPLETON & CO., 72 Fifth Avenue.